Annie has been training for strength for 12 years, and competing in powerlifting for 6 years. During this time, Annie has competed in over 20 powerlifting competitions and 2 strong(wo)man competitions, with a total of 16 gold medals, 3 silver and 1 bronze. Annie has held 22 National, 2 Commonwealth and Oceania and 4 World Records across multiple federations; of which she still holds 13 records. In 2014, Annie was the first Australian powerlifter to win Triple Crown at Proraw6, setting an All Time Australian Record for the u70kg class and becoming the winner of the biggest cash prize in Australian Powerlifting History.
Annie has competed in 17 powerlifting competitions and 2 strong(wo)man competitions, with a total of 14 gold medals, 3 silver and 1 bronze medal
Annie was diagnosed with a rare joint condition, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, in 2014. Through her personal background of injury setbacks, she has developed a passion for injury prevention and rehabilitation with strength training, which lead her to study a Bachelor of Exercise Science. This passion can be seen as Annie is diligent in applying injury prevention for athletes, optimal technique and advanced strength rehab concepts to all her clients.You can read more about Annie’s personal experience with injuries HERE.
This passion has lead Annie to study a Bachelor of Exercise Science
Annie also specialises in strength training for women, having a full understanding of the physical and mental training needs of female strength athletes. This includes general strength training, bodybuilding, physique goals and powerlifting competition preparation. Throughout the year, Annie runs specialised female powerlifting classes, to educate women on the concepts of strength training and powerlifting technique and competition; and for the past two years has been a guest coach at the female only Barbelle Club Strength Camp at the Australian Institute of Sport.